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Gootkit Malware Continues to Evolve with New Components and Obfuscations
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Gootkit Malware Continues to Evolve with New Components and Obfuscations

The threat actors behind the Gootkit virus have added new parts and obfuscated their infection chains, among other "notable improvements" to their toolkit. The UNC2565 activity cluster is being watched by Google-owned Mandiant, which notes that this group is the only one using the malware. Using a tactic known as search engine optimization (SEO) poisoning, victims are deceived into visiting compromised websites when looking for business-related documents like agreements and contracts. These websites are then where Gootkit read the complete article Gootkit Malware Continues to Evolve with New Components and Obfuscations. Just follow ReconBee.com and learn about the recent and latest cybersecurity news.